Week of the Young Child

A fun-filled week celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities.

Thank you for celebrating the 50th anniversary of WOYC! View all the activity on social media by searching the #WOYC21 hashtag.

Learn more about #WOYC & Join us April 2-8 for #WOYC22!

What Is WOYC?

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WOYC Overview

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Event Map & Proclamations

As part of this year's celebration, we mapped local proclamations that were introduced and/or signed across the nation and invited educators from outside of the United States to share their celebrations.

A young boy and girl looking at a map on a table

See the Fun on Social Media!

Check out FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to see the thousands of submissions we received for #WOYC21!

group of children in a classroom smiling

Thank You To Our Sponsors For Supporting WOYC®


By participating in this event and posting video and/or photos, you are representing that you have written permission from each person in the video and/or photos, and if a child, written permission from the child's parent or legal guardian, to post the video and/or photos and use the likeness of such person therein. By posting the video and/or photos, you grant NAEYC the right to use the video and/or photo and/or any portion thereof in any manner it so chooses, including, without limitation, posting or sharing the video on NAEYC's website, Facebook page or Twitter account.